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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An island of southwest Alaska in the Rat Islands of the western Aleutians. In World War II it was occupied by Japan between 1942 and 1943.

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  • The game developers have based Skira, strictly, off of Kiska Island, which is located in the western end of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska and was involved in WWII.

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  • The game developers have based Skira, strictly, off of Kiska Island, which is located in the western end of the

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  • Pigeon guillemot (Cepphus columba) populations began to increase within three to four years following fox removal at Kiska Island and 20-fold increases occurred in guillemot numbers at Niski-Alaid Island within 15 years of fox removal [74].

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  • In 1943, 1st Battalion RMR 13th Infantry Brigade became the core unit of the 16th Canadian Combat Team making the assault on Kiska Island.

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  • In the space of a single week, she and Gregorio had made their preparations, flown north to Alaska, and penetrated via Kiska Island in the Aleutian chain.

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  • In the space of a single week, she and Gregorio had made their preparations, flown north to Alaska, and penetrated via Kiska Island in the Aleutian chain.

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  • Skira is based directly off of Kiska Island, Alaska.

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  • I would like for my ashes to be poured into a party balloon, sealed, then cast into the ocean off the shores of Kiska Island with a radio tracking device attached to it so my relatives can track it's journey as it floats southward to the shores of Antarctica.

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  • The submarine reported heavy Japanese anti-submarine activity at the entrance to Kiska Island.

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